Clinical Supervisor/Key Worker - CADS Opioid Treatment at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent Full Time position (1FTE)
- Based at Point Chevalier
CADS is the largest Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) service in New Zealand covering the greater Auckland region from Te Hana in the North to Mercer in the South, providing services to a population of around 1.5 million people.
CADS provide free community based and inpatient AOD treatment from a number of locations across Auckland. Annually around 15,000 people access CADS for treatment and care. CADS are committed to empowering the community to discover healthier ways to use substances (harm reduction) and to promote recovery and wellbeing.
The CADS Opioid Treatment service is currently looking for a clinical supervisor to support the coordinated and proficient delivery of CADS services in the Auckland region for clients. This role includes a clinical caseload and the coordination of care for clients receiving medication treatment including opioids and benzodiazepines in primary or secondary care.
The position will be based at Pitman House in Pt Chevalier with some visits to CADS sites or primary care facilities, including pharmacies and primary care practices.
You will have a good understanding of opioid treatment as an experienced professional (qualification in applied AOD studies, nursing, social work, counselling, psychology, occupational therapy or related fields) registered with DAPAANZ or equivalent professional body with excellent communication, assessment, treatment, liaison and referral skills, who is seeking an opportunity to work in a cohesive well supported team and further develop your AOD expertise. Group work experience is highly regarded.
A sense of social justice and enjoying working with people in all their complexity is required. You will have a non-judgemental attitude, excellent engagement and communication skills, and an ability to work autonomously within a team.
- You will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in people’s lives.
- You will have support to master the detail of the position and gain confidence in the role.
- You will be supported in your development in the addictions recovery sector.
We have more than 200 employees at CADS, and over 7000 employees at Te Whatu Ora Waitemata who are driven by our values “everyone matters,” “with compassion,” “connected” and “better, best, brilliant.”
We are committed to living up to these values to give you the right balance of autonomy, support, development, encouragement and aroha.
For a copy of the Position Description please click here
For any enquiries about the position, please phone Karen Vince, Charge Nurse Manager on 09 815 5841. To find out about our recruitment process, please contact Anna Tiaiho, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7248.
Position Number: WDHB15814
Closing Date: 6 February 2022
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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